Weekend Update and Beyond – August 14-21 2015

Entertainment Update

THUNDER BAY – August weekends offer all kinds of opportunities to get out and enjoy the region. From swimming, going to Chippewa Park, to Boulevard Lake, going fishing, or checking out the local entertainment at Black Pirate’s Pub to the Entertainment District. At Marina Park there is a great way to check out and enjoy the slightly cooler temperatures along Lake Superior.

Here are just a few of the activities happening this weekend:

Friday to Sunday – 124th Murillo Fall Fair – Oliver Agricultural Society – The fair starts Friday and runs through to Sunday.

Friday: Gates open from 5:00 to 10:00 pm

Saturday:  9:00 am    Main & Walk In Gates Open

9:00 am              All Breed Horse Show          2nd Horse Ring

10:00 am            Canuck Amusements Midway Opens

10:00 am             Antique Tractor Classes Judged/Display

10:00 am             Exhibition Hall Open        Lil’ Everett Exhibit Hall

11:00 am              Opening Ceremonies             Horse  Ring

11:00 am              Manitoba Ranch Rodeo           Horse Ring

12:00                    Children’s Activities       Children’s Area

12:00                    Live Entertainment begins          Main Stage

12:00                   Animal Barns Open

10:00 pm           Midway Closes

Sunday – 9:00 am          Main & Walk In Gates Open

9:00 am               Gymkhana            2nd Horse Ring

10:00 am            Canuck Amusements Midway Opens

10:00 – 6:00      Animal Barns Open

10:00  – 6:00      Exhibition Hall Open     Lil’ Everett Exhibit Hall

10:00 – 6:00       Antique Tractor Display

11:00 am              Manitoba Ranch Rodeo     Horse Ring

12:00                     Children’s Activities     Children’s Centre

12:00                     Live Entertainment      Main Stage

6:00 pm               Midway Closes


Antiques and Curios
Antiques and Curios

Sunday – Downtown Fort William – The Hub at 111 May Street South are hosting a Tailgate Sale. There will be lots of children’s clothing, furniture and The Hub will be open selling great coffee and drinks, The Menagerie has great gifts, clothing and fun items for the kiddidles. Doreen Jetten framed prints. Dirte Clothing and Caps, Tarot Reader Jared Hynnes, Pop’s Kettlecorn.

The Event runs from 11AM to 3PM!

Dilico Anishinabek Family Care
Dilico Anishinabek Family Care – Photo by Jess Roundhead

Tuesday – Downtown Fort William -Dilico Anishinabek Family Care will celebrate the opening of their new offices in the Fort William Business Area. Dilico will be celebrating the grand opening of their new in-city service site. The site will offer greater accessibility to aboriginal clients and families in the areas of Health, Mental Health and Addictions and Child Welfare.

What:                      Grand Opening Celebration of a new in-city service site

When:                     Tuesday, August 18, 2015 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Where:                                     131 N. Archibald Street, Thunder Bay



11:00 a.m.            Opening Drum and Prayer

11:15 a.m.            Speakers:

                                                   Omer Belisle, President, Dilico Board of Directors

Darcia Borg, Executive Director, Dilico Anishinabek Family Care

Chief Pierre Pelletier, Red Rock First Nation

                  11:30 a.m.            Ribbon Cutting

                  11:45 a.m.            Tours of the new site

                  12:00 p.m.           BBQ

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